Mooning on the 61st floor: the sky bar at Bangkok’s Banyan Tree

Moon Bar - photo by Luca Boldrini

There is no denying, it’s the views that draw people to the infamous sky bar on the sixty-first floor of the equally renowned (if only for its prices) Banyan Tree Hotel in Sathorn. It is mentioned in just about every … Continue reading

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Day Trip: Suan Soan Pradipat Beach – 12km from Hua Hin but a world away

Suan Soan Pradipat beach

Suan Soan Pradipat beach lies just 12km south of Hua Hin but is a haven of peace away from the condos and shopping centres of its royal resort neighbour. Continue reading


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All wrapped up: Ayutthaya’s infamous Wat Mahathat temple

Wat Mahathat, Ayutthaya

A buddha head entangled in the chaotic roots of a banyan tree within the grounds of Wat Mahathat, a temple complex in the ancient Thai capital and UNESCO world heritage site of Ayutthaya, is arguably one of the most photographed of Thailand’s tourist sights. Continue reading


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